|Good Health Practices, Part I|
The makers of Soapy the Germ Fighter are back to teach other things to keep us healthy. Young Jim and Judy learn about proper eating, keeping clean, proper rest and good toilet habits. The enthusiastic narrator reminds us not to be bashful or silly about bathroom habits and that we should go whenever we feel like it. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: personal hygiene; talking soap
Downloads: 7,427 (5 reviews)
|It Must Be The Neighbors|
Bill Duncan gets a Health Department citation for having a rusted-out garbage can. He talks to his buddy at the Health Department and learns that his neighborhood is filled with rats, disease carrying mosquitoes and neighbors who are eager to blame these problems on each other. These were common problems in suburbs where the health departments didn't always have the resources to intervene. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: public hygiene; suburbia
Downloads: 4,531 (4 reviews)
|Sure, Mac, Sure... PSA|
A humorous spot dispelling the myth that alcohol's effects can be reduced by eating food. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: driver education; evil alcohol
Downloads: 7,101 (6 reviews)
|Appreciating Our Parents|
Young Tommy sneaks around and discovers that his parents work hard to take care of him and his messes. After watching them slave and toil, he learns that he should be "a real member of his family team," so he can get a bigger allowance. Films like this tried to introduce kids to the idea of being a productive member of society. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: social engineering
Downloads: 6,135 (7 reviews)
|Anatomy of an Accident|
Downloads: 14,789 (6 reviews)
Part of a film series on typical types of automobile crashes and their causes, this films starts with a goofy sequence with Bonnie and Clyde-type characters. Like many films made to address social woes (drugs, teen pregnancy, shoplifting) drivers education films were often cautionary tales where people were punished for their mistakes. The challenge of these films was to get their audiences to identify with the characters and situations on the screen...
Keywords: driver education
Downloads: 7,739 (7 reviews)
|Your Junior High Days|
This film prepares elementary school kids for the harsh lessons of junior high: You will no longer be the smartest or best athlete. Your carefree days of the teacher holding your hand are over. Your friends will leave you to befriend more interesting kids. You can be an individual by following the interests and clothing styles of the popular people. And finally, you are responsible for remembering your own gym locker combination...
Keywords: social engineering
Downloads: 10,411 (6 reviews)
|Skipper Learns A Lesson|
In a departure from Sid Davis' traditional "kids in peril" scenarios, this film introduces us to Skipper - a bigoted dog who doesnt like the "funny looking' diverse neighborhood kids that his owner is playing with. Skipper also has problems with the neighborhood dogs, but learns his lesson when he accidentally gets covered in poster paint. Even though this film is awkward and the message is forced, it is one of the first made for young children that addresses the problems of racial intolerance...
Keywords: social engineering; kids and kritters
Downloads: 4,503 (7 reviews)
|Why Not Live?|
Dramatic and shocking safety film set in the dangerous landscape and roadscape of 1930s America.
Downloads: 34,815 (14 reviews)
|Out of This World - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Sales training film for duPont Film Division (cellophane), featuring an angel and devil monitoring the activities of bakery salesmen on earth, and explaining how packaging helps to sell food. In Kodachrome.
Keywords: Sales: Training; Heaven and hell; Food industry
Downloads: 18,516 (11 reviews)
|Alcohol Is Dynamite|
Teens Bud and Jack, eager to get some alcohol from the liquor store, ask the adult to buy it for them. Instead, the adult tells them a story of three teenagers who learn the hard way that "alcohol is a violent narcotic. In true Sid Davis form, the story ends with one innocent teen being killed and one who becomes an alcoholic bum, leaving the others to deal with guilt from their night of reckless abandon To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact ...
Keywords: evil alcohol; juvenile deliquency; kids in peril; sid davis
Downloads: 22,686 (10 reviews)
|Parent To Child About Sex|
Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles While this films producers should be applauded for their sensible approach in teaching parents how to talk to kids about sex, the awkward reading of cue cards and embarrassing situations will produce nervous giggles among even the most jaded audiences...
Downloads: 91,745 (14 reviews)
|Keep Off The Grass|
Tom gets in trouble when his mother finds a joint in his room. Instead of punishing Tom, his father challenges him to learn more about marijuanas evil effects on society. Nobody gets killed in this Sid Davis film, yet Tom still learns a harsh lesson after being mugged by druggies and learning that his best friend sells pot to school children To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: drugs; juvenile deliquency; sid davis
Downloads: 28,634 (19 reviews)
|Soapy The Germ Fighter|
Young Billy Martin has to learn that being clean isnt the same as being a sissy. One night, a giant, talking cake of soap wearing tights and a puffy-sleeved shirt assures him of this fact. This film, like many personal hygiene films, taught kids about germs and what to do to avoid them in case their parents neglected to do so. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: personal hygiene
Downloads: 19,066 (17 reviews)
|Joy Ride - an Auto Theft|
This cautionary tale was aimed towards young, thrill-seeking teens. The exciting car chase at the end of the film may have glamorized joy-riding to students more than actually demonize it. If nothing else, the film reveals the primary perpetrator of auto thefts - bored, horny boys. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: driver education; juvenile deliquency; kids in peril
Downloads: 20,338 (15 reviews)
|Beginning Responsibility: Lunchroom Manners|
The rude, clumsy puppet Mr. Bungle shows kids how to behave in the school cafeteria - the assumption being that kids actually want to behave during lunch. This film has a cult following since it appeared on a Pee Wee Herman HBO special. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: social engineering; puppet chaos
Downloads: 77,627 (33 reviews)
|Drugs Are Like That|
Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles Anita Bryant (famous Florida orange juice and anti-gay spokeswoman) narrates this film that tries to simplify its drug abuse message with an analogy of kids putting together a contraption out of Lego blocks. Although the metaphors often don't make sense, the visual impact of the film is stunning and could easily be quite popular with individua...
Downloads: 82,376 (30 reviews)
|Boys Beware - Sid Davis|
Anti-homosexual film targeted at teenage boys, urging them to avoid encounters with potential molesters.
Keywords: Homosexualities; Crime and criminals (Molestation); Los Angeles
Downloads: 247,085 (115 reviews)